Ratio Examination: Aramark (ARMK)’s Price-to-Cash and Price-to-Free Cash Flow

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In the latest session, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) closed at $32.68 up 2.57% from its previous closing price of $31.86. In other words, the price has increased by $2.57 from its previous closing price. On the day, 3.31 million shares were traded. ARMK stock price reached its highest trading level at $32.91 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $31.77.


For a deeper understanding of Aramark’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 16.31 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 53.11. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.11 and its Current Ratio is at 1.25. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 2.15 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 2.12.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Goldman on January 17, 2024, initiated with a Buy rating and assigned the stock a target price of $33.

On January 08, 2024, Truist started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $33.

Jefferies Upgraded its Hold to Buy on October 09, 2023, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $44 to $29.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 05 ’24 when Harrington Lauren A sold 13,384 shares for $31.02 per share. The transaction valued at 415,208 led to the insider holds 95,284 shares of the business.

Harrington Lauren A sold 4,274 shares of ARMK for $116,819 on Dec 15 ’23. The SVP and General Counsel now owns 95,142 shares after completing the transaction at $27.33 per share. On Dec 13 ’23, another insider, Bruno Marc A, who serves as the COO, U.S. Food & Facilities of the company, sold 27,884 shares for $26.67 each. As a result, the insider received 743,666 and left with 225,653 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, ARMK now has a Market Capitalization of 8594578432 and an Enterprise Value of 14322376704. As of this moment, Aramark’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 13.75, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 16.87. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.15. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.47 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.97. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.73 whereas that against EBITDA is 8.739.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, ARMK has reached a high of $34.00, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $23.95. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 1.95%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 12.28%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, ARMK has traded an average of 2.58M shares per day and 2268190 over the past ten days. A total of 261.45M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 261.06M. Insiders hold about 0.74% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 98.18% stake in the company. Shares short for ARMK as of 1715731200 were 5885575 with a Short Ratio of 2.28, compared to 1713139200 on 5911309. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 5885575 and a Short% of Float of 2.52.

Dividends & Splits

According to the company, the forward annual dividend rate for ARMK is 0.40, from 0.395 in the trailing year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.0123979915The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.3.

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